People with disabilities find new opportunities amid worker shortage

20 Mar 2023


Strong workforce participation and low unemployment rates continue to be contrasted by a lingering worker shortage in Wisconsin.

According to the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development (DWD), more than three million people are currently working statewide, the highest number in state history. Plus, the latest DWD report shows Wisconsin’s unemployment rate fell to 2.9% in January. Yet nearly every industry in the state is being impacted by a worker shortage.

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